Latin Fun Site!
October Horse 01/26/2010
 
A rather odd festival held by the Romans was the festival of 'Equus October. It was held in honor of Mars. On the ides (15th) of October, a horse race took place  in the Campus Martius, the right side horse of the winning team was...(get your hankies ready)
Sacrificed! *sob* and its head was fought for by the inhabitants of the Via Sacra and the Subura.
 


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